Christoph Schulz


Dr. Christoph Benjamin Schulz is a literary scholar and art historian. His research is dedicated to facets of the materiality and mediality of literary communication, such as the strategies of aestheticization and semantization of the book in recent literary practice as well as in book and literary history. He has studied historical book forms and genres and their reception in modernity - furthermore, experimental, visual, acoustic and conceptual literatures of the 20th century. In addition to his scholarly work, he has developed exhibition projects for renowned museums: including Thumb Cinema - The Flipbook Show (2005) and Alice in Wonderland - Through the Visual Arts (2011/12) for Tate Liverpool and Hamburger Kunsthalle. In 2015, his book Poetiken des Blätterns was published as part of the DFG project Literary-Aesthetic Experiments with the Gestalt of the Book at the Ruhr University Bochum. In 2019 he published The History(s) of Folded Books. Leporellos, Folded Panoramas, Livres-accordéons in Literature and Visual Art. In 2021, he will publish the volume he co-edited, Refresh the Book. On the Hybrid Nature of the Book in the Age of Eletronic Publishing with Brill.